Alex Willis is a native of Jacksonville, Florida. He has a beautiful wife, Sabrina Willis of fourteen years and two little girls, Alexis and Aubrey. Alex has excelled in Financial Services, Pharmaceutical Sales and Business Development. At Northwestern Mutual, Alex ranked 3rd in sales production for the Southern Region. He ranked 5th in the nation for Eli Lilly in marketing total portfolio sales. Alex has successfully raised over $1.5 million for startup companies and has been instrumental in setting strategy and vision for leadership within these companies. Alex has spent the last 15 years working with companies to improve the leadership culture within organizations. His most recent company, Leadership Surge values people over process, and focuses on a holistic, strengths-based approach to leadership. It is their mission to create a fun, interactive, and experiential learning environment for emerging leaders. SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS • Securing Capital- Secured $1.5 million dollars for a startup animation studio. • Fundraising- Worked with University of Florida leadership to secure $50 million College Naming Gift • Entrepreneur- Founded a medical animation company, focused on complicated disease states such as diabetes.
Chief Executive Officer at Leadership Surge
Master of Science (M.S.), Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management